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Can we win the peace?

Nato has proved a blunt instrument in the Balkans. Now it is up to the EU to clear up the mess

Since the alternative is too horrible to contemplate, let us assume that before long Nato succeeds in imposing its will on President Milosevic, with or without the use of ground troops, and that a kind of peace has descended on the Balkans.

The first thing to remember is that it is not only Croats, Muslims and Albanians who have suffered as a result of Milosevic’s murderous drive for a Greater Serbia. As a consequence of his policies, hundreds of thousands of Serbs have also been expelled from lands which their forefathers have occupied for centuries in Croatia, Bosnia, and no…

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